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Ukrainian air defence units have destroyed 11 Shahed-136 kamikaze drones in the south of the country, including 9 within an hour.
Source: Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook
Quote: “Another attack by Shahed-136 kamikaze drones in the south of Ukraine… The Air Force servicemen destroyed nine Shahed-136 kamikaze drones within an hour, from 21:30 to 22:30 on 16 October.”
Kyiv Region Chief Urges Residents Not To Film Ukraine’s Air Defenses In Action Oleksiy Kuleba, the head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, called on citizens not to record or post on social networks the work of Ukraine’s air defense systems deployed across the region.
Kuleba issued his call to residents via , Ukrinform
‘There is an air raid alert over almost the entire territory of Ukraine! Stay in shelters and keep calm. In no case must you record or share on social media the work of our air defenses!’ Kuleba stressed.
As reported by Ukrinform, the Ministry for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine gave advice to citizens on how to protect themselves from Shahed kamikaze drones’.
To the south, Ukraine’s armed forces destroyed 15 enemy kamikaze drones this morning, to the east – three intruder missiles.
According to Ukrinform, the Press Service of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports in Telegram.
“On October 17, from 3:30 AM to 6:50 AM, 15 drones were shot down by Yug Air Command’s forces and air defense assets: six over the Odessa region and nine over the Mykolaiv region,” the report says
Russian forces are also reported to have attacked critical infrastructure eastwards with cruise missiles of various types. Three enemy missiles were destroyed by anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
As reported by Ukrinform, on the evening of October 16, air units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 11 kamikaze drones, with which the enemy attacked southern Ukraine.